Paul newman [electronic resource] : A Life. Shawn Levy.
- ISBN: 9780307462534 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict, The Color of Money, and Nobody's Fool. But Newman was also an oddity in Hollywood: the rare box-office titan who cared about the craft of acting, the sexy leading man known for the staying power of his marriage, and the humble celebrity who made philanthropy his calling card long before it was cool. The son of a successful entrepreneur, Newman grew up in a prosperous Cleveland suburb. Despite fears that he would fail to live up to his father's expectations, Newman bypassed the family sporting goods business to pursue an acting career. After struggling as a theater and television actor, Newman saw his star rise in a tragic twist of fate, landing the role of boxer Rocky Graziano in...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown Archetype, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2534 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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